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Icon of the event Birding 101: Tips for Bird Watching in Toronto
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Birding is fun, easy, and can be done anywhere. Learn everything you need to know to get started, from choosing binoculars and field guides, to where and when to bird in your neighbourhood, and what birds you are likely to fi...

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Craft
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Steeles

Make a love-themed craft for Valentine's Day! No registration required.

Icon of the event P.A. Day: Console Gaming
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

School your opponents in a frenzy of awesomeness! Prove you have the legendary skills to challenge others to some wicked games on the PS3, 360, and Wii.

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day: BINGO
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Main Street

Play along with our picture BINGO cards and learn about some of the popular storybook characters. Everyone wins a prize! No registration is required. Drop into the lower level program room. All ages are welcome.

Icon of the event Introduction to Paper Quilling
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Discover how to turn colorful paper strips into beautiful works of art and keepsakes with this beginner quilling class! Children under 10 years to be accompanied by parent. Limited spaces. Please register by calling 416-396-...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Teen Gaming at Bloor/Gladstone
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Get your game on @ the library! Test your gaming skills on our consoles and...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 27
Icon of the event After School Club - Knitting for Kids!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn how to knit at the library! We'll show you basic techniques to get started. You might even get to take some of your creations home. Ages 6-12....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Icon of the event After School Fun with K'Nex & Marbleworks
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us after school for fun with k'nex & marbleworks. Ages 6 - 12. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event After School Club - French for Beginners!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Learn French in a fun and informal environment! Kids will get to play games, create crafts, and do activities with French vocabulary....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Icon of the event Lunar New Year Celebration
Fri Jan 27, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with JINGBAO Bilingual Children's Centre! Listen to stories, songs, and create a craft for the coming Lunar New Year. Learn more about Chinese culture with hands-on activities. For ages 2-6....